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Playful goblins with long noses, magic tea kettles and a delightfully brave hero who just happens to be one inch tall-these are some of the wonderful characters you'll meet in this collection of the 20 best-loved Japanese children's stories. Drawn from folklore and passed down for generations, these classic tales speak of the virtues of hard work, humility, kindness and good humor and#8212; "Once upon a time andhellip;" has never sounded so inviting.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Commemorating the 50th anniversary of one of our all-time best-selling titles. With a new foreword, each story has been lovingly revised and reset, and all the sparkling illustrations appear in color for the very first time. With so many enchanting stories to choose from, young readers will have a delightful time deciding which is their very favorite.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;This classic book has had 51 reprints and sold over 175,000 copies since it was first released in 1953. Other titles in our growing series of andlt;iandgt;Asian Children's Favorite Storiesandlt;/iandgt; include andlt;iandgt;Favorite Children's Stories from China and Tibetandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Balinese Children's Favorite Storiesandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Filipino Children's Favorite Stories.andlt;/iandgt;

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Includes 75-minute audio CD

Singing turtles, flying farmers, and a dragon who cries--these are just some of the magical characters you'll meet in this delightful collection of children's stories. With sparkling illustrations on almost every page and the promise that goodwill and kindness will always carry the day, readers are sure to find much to love in these stories.

Synopsis:

Includes 75-minute audio CDandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Singing turtles, flying farmers, and a dragon who cries--these are just some of the magical characters you'll meet in this delightful collection of children's stories. With sparkling illustrations on almost every page and the promise that goodwill and kindness will always carry the day, readers are sure to find much to love in these stories.

About the Author

Florence Sakade is the editor and author of numerous books on Japan, including A Guide to Reading and Writing Japanese, Origami: Japanese Paper Folding, Kintaro's Adventures and Urashima Taro.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804837187
Editor:
Sakade, Florence
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Editor:
Sakade, Florence
Author:
Hayashi, Yoshio
Author:
Sakade, Florence
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Asian
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
multicultural childrens books; childrens books; Japanese books for kids; Japanese books for children; Japanese folktales
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover with jacket and disc
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
75-minute audio CD; full-color illus thr
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9 x 9 in 22 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Includes 75-minute audio CD

Singing turtles, flying farmers, and a dragon who cries--these are just some of the magical characters you'll meet in this delightful collection of children's stories. With sparkling illustrations on almost every page and the promise that goodwill and kindness will always carry the day, readers are sure to find much to love in these stories.

"Synopsis" by , Includes 75-minute audio CDandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Singing turtles, flying farmers, and a dragon who cries--these are just some of the magical characters you'll meet in this delightful collection of children's stories. With sparkling illustrations on almost every page and the promise that goodwill and kindness will always carry the day, readers are sure to find much to love in these stories.
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